Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47770 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

2 copies of Inkishafi by Abdallah ibn ʻAlī ibn Nāṣir

1.
Title: Inkishafi

Possibly "a manuscript..written in the Swahili-Arabic character by Muhammad Abubakar Kijuma 'lBakarriyyi

Incipit: بسم الله نأاقديم حال يكتغ هن نظم / Bismillahi naiqadimu, Hali ya kutunga hino nudhumu
Language(s): Swahili

References

2.
Title: Inkishafi

"Illuminated manuscript obtained from a Mombasan scribe by Mbarak Ali Hinawiy in the spring of 1935"

Incipit: بسم الله نأقم حال يكتغ هن نظم / Bismillahi naiqadimu, Hali ya kutunga hino nudhumu
Colophon: تمت الاكشاف
Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
3 f. 4 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Two clear vocalised Swahili hands

History

Origin:

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact SOAS Archives and Special Collections Admissions. Contact docenquiry@soas.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript. Microfiche copy available for purchase from : Brill - IDC Publishers.

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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